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Old 08-02-2005, 01:10 PM   #6
linvincible
Join Date: Aug 2005
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Re: "blocking" with japanese sword

I've always been told not to block but to deviate the opponent's weapon
there are many parades, but I don't thik there's such a thing as a "blocking" like we can see for very strong (or flexible, depends of the period) european swords
I wouldn't even try blocking with a bokken! enough vibrations when deviating already ;o)
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